As a kid, I didn’t understand the appeal of a cheese ball. As an adult, I fully appreciate the wonder. This year, I decided to share my love of a good cheese ball with my co-workers. It’s sometimes difficult to come up with co-worker gifts. I needed twelve in total,[Read more]
The annual “making of the cake balls” took place this last weekend. With working now, I needed a little something for my co-workers and this was the perfect gift. My husband also decided to give those in his office a box, so add that to our regular list of friends[Read more]
The OKC Modern Quilt Guild Christmas Party was this weekend and we all brought a handmade gift to exchange. In a group made up of serious sewists, I decided to do something different and paint some wooden ornaments. I was happy to discover that I had quite a few already[Read more]
While my father was full-blooded Norwegian, there was very little evidence of this part of our heritage in our home. I’ve always been rather sad about that, and I don’t know why we didn’t explore it more. He DID make us Norwegian pancakes on Christmas Day, and occasionally we had[Read more]
I struggled with what to give to those-I-need-to-give-a-little-sumthin’-to this year. I always think I’d like to give something healthy because by the time the week before Christmas comes around, I’m a little bit treated out. An assortment of our favorite cookies was an idea, but Wow! That seemed like a[Read more]
Many years ago my husband, Paul, inherited a traditional at our church. On the Sunday before Christmas, we meet together during our second and third hours (yes, 3 hours) with treats and cider and share Christmas stories. Now, these aren’t stories about the year Santa brought you that super-cool toy you[Read more]
This was our Thanksgiving craft my sister from Texas brought us to do. Love me some Mod-Podge.